Idli or Idly is a tasty and delicious breakfast recipe from South India. It is a common and popular breakfast recipe through out India. A healthy recipe prepared by steaming the rice batter to make rice cakes.
It can be prepared with different ingredients like rice, rava, oats, etc. The recipe below explains step by step method to prepare common soft idli with raw rice. You need to have special vessel for preparing this recipe.
Preparation Time: 5 – 10 minutes
Soaking Time: 3 – 4 hours
Cooking Time: 15 – 20 Minutes
Servings: 8 – 9 persons
Main Ingredients: Raw rice
Cuisine: South Indian
Raw Rice: 2 cups
Urad Dal / Bengal gram: 1 cup
Cooked rice: ½ cup
Oil: 3 tablespoon
Salt: as required
Method to Prepare Idli or Idly Recipe
1. Grind rice, Bengal gram, & cooked rice separately by adding water in a thick & soft consistency.
2. Keep it overnight
3. Take batter add 1 tsp of salt & 1 cup water. Mix well.
4. Spread the batter in idli vessel & keep for cooking for 15 – 20 minutes on medium flame.
There are many variations of this popular recipe which depends on what you used as ingredients.